Netherlandish School

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Netherlandish School
16th century
Stage Design: Circular Temple Flanked on Either Side by Rustic Houses. Verso: Circular Temple
Pen and brown ink and wash, with opaque white, over black chalk, on paper; verso: variant sketch, in black chalk.
Full sheet: 9 11/16 x 16 3/16 inches (246 x 411 mm); design area: 7 7/16 x 15 13/16 inches (189 x 402 mm)
Gift of János Scholz.

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Watermark: none.


Numbered in black chalk, at upper left corner in margin, "70"; at lower right corner, "12".

Moscardo Collection, Verona, which passed to Marquis de Calceolari (according to Scholz records; no mark; see under Lugt S. 2990a-g); János Scholz (no mark; see under Lugt S. 2933b).
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Pozzoserrato, Ludovico, approximately 1550-approximately 1604, Formerly attributed to.
Moscardo family, former owner.
Calceolari, marquis de, former owner.
Scholz, János, former owner.


Stampfle, Felice, with the assistance of Ruth S. Kraemer and Jane Shoaf Turner. Netherlandish Drawings of the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Centuries and Flemish Drawings of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries in the Pierpont Morgan Library. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1991, p. 63, no. 108, repr.
Ryskamp, Charles, ed. Twentieth Report to the Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library, 1981-1983. New York : Pierpont Morgan Library, 1984, p. 310.

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